Policy & Funding

Bike racks revisited

After reading our earlier post, several readers are asking why Metro doesn’t just install three-bike racks on the shorter 40-foot buses like some other California agencies have done. On those, the 48.5-foot limit probably would not be approached, even by protruding bike handlebars. Equipping the shorter buses might, in fact, [continue reading]

Metro Board meeting underway

Good morning. This is your government speaking! The August meeting of the Metro Board of Directors just got underway a few minutes ago. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa — the new chairman of the Metro Board — just finished some opening remarks, saying that he would like to spend the [continue reading]